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Judge tosses out suit over Waldorf method in 2 Sacramento schools - Sacramento City News - sacbee.com

Judge tosses out suit over Waldorf method in 2 Sacramento schools - Sacramento City News - sacbee.com

Judge tosses out suit over Waldorf method in 2 Sacramento schools

Published: Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 - 10:00 pm | Page 1B
Last Modified: Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 - 10:28 pm

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that has kept the Sacramento City Unified School District in court for nearly 13 years fending off a challenge to the Waldorf teaching method used in two district schools.

People for Legal and Non-Sectarian Schools, or PLANS Inc., sued the district in 1998, claiming the method is inextricably linked to anthroposophy – the philosophy of Waldorf method founder Rudolf Steiner. The suit contended anthroposophy is a religion and that its use in public schools violates the First Amendment's establishment clause, which precludes mixing religion with



Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/11/06/3165452/judge-tosses-out-suit-over-waldorf.html#ixzz14bg8jDU8

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